Your eyes are precision organs. From sprawling vistas to words on a page, they allow you to take in the beauty of the world. With age, just as any other part of your body, they can lose their ability to do their job well or at all. Conditions such as astigmatism, cataracts and a host of other maladies affect millions of people all over the world, lessening the ability to see.
The good news is medical science has advanced to the degree that most eye-related ailments can be cured or significantly reduced. Dr. Christian is an expert in this field and has dedicated himself to becoming the best eye doctor Los Angeles and Santa Monica have to offer. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist, meaning he is among the most highly trained and revered optic surgeons in the field of eye care. As such, he can diagnose and treat almost anything that can affect your vision.
Eye conditions and diseases
The thorough ophthalmic exam is used to diagnose and detect many conditions and diseases. While there are hundreds of possible causes for eye discomfort and poor quality of vision, this examination is the best way to pinpoint the root of the problem and in so doing, open the door to proper corrective action.
Astigmatism is imperfection of the shape of the cornea causing nearsightedness, farsightedness or blurriness at any distance. It is very common and can be corrected quickly and painlessly by Dr. Christian with the LASIK procedure or other astigmatism treatment.Learn More
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the world. It is a treatable disease and Dr. Christian specializes in its swift and effective correction.Learn More
Cataracts are a clouding of the lens that impairs vision. In most cases surgery is required to remove the cataract from the eye. There are different types of cataracts, each requiring a different technique for removal. After cataract surgery most patients report their vision as 20/20 or 20/40 and no longer depend on corrective eyewear to see.Learn More
Do you have an eye condition or disease?
The first step to correcting any problem is recognizing that there is a problem. Knowing the symptoms and evaluating if you are experiencing them, you can then seek the help needed to restore your sight or prevent a condition from worsening. While a thorough exanimation by Dr. Christian will pinpoint the exact cause of a vision related problem, these are symptoms you should know and look out for:
- Near or farsightedness
- Distorted or blurred vision at any distance
- Difficulty driving at night
- Blurring of small print or difficulty reading
- Double vision
- Eye pain
- Nausea and vomiting (accompanying severe eye pain)
- Sudden onset of visual disturbance, often in low light
- Blurred vision
- Halos around lights
- Reddening of the eye
- Clouded or dim vision
- Sensitivity to light and glare
- Frequent changes in eyeglasses or contact lens prescription
- Fading or yellowing of colors
Schedule a consultation
If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms or have another eye concern, your next step is a consultation with Dr. Christian. During this time, he will perform any necessary exam to determine the best course of action to restore your eyesight. In the interest of being the best eye doctor best Los Angeles & Santa Monica have available, he keeps abreast of any improvements in this technology and procedure. This means you benefit from a surgeon who has the expertise to back up his compassion for his patients. Please call our office today to schedule a consultation.>